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Westinghouse Air Brakes
Description: Manufacturing of railroad equipment by Westinghouse
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Clip #: MF-27G
Length: 2:51
Year: 1955
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Region: North America
Country: United States
State: Pennsylvania
City: Pittsburg
Subject: Manufacturing
Original: 16mm
1950s, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, freight train in motion, air breaks, Westinghouse Air Break Company factory, plant, man demonstrating how air breaks work with simulation, animation of underground transport of oil and water to distributing stations, traffic control, man turning radio switch device switch that sends signals into locomotive cab, engineer’s hand turning “acknowledging switch,” Duquense, Union Railroad Classification Yard, controller in tower pushing buttons on classification board to control freight car speed and send to proper track, Indiana, Indianapolis Airport, Civil Air Aeronautics Administration, male and female technicians testing electronic traffic control system for aircraft, area traffic control center, technicians receiving flight information on control system by teletype which is fed into memory drum of flight plan board, information being transmitted from board to airport, airport traffic controller tracking plane on radar scope and directing to land, passengers deplaning United Airlines plane onto tarmac

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